Finding it Difficult to Access Hotel Data While Not at Work?

idsnext-imageBeing a Managing Director or General Manager in hotel business is always a tough task. It becomes more challenging when you have to handle day to day business at multiple properties spread across locations. Being a part of 24/7 guest facing business model and due to the importance of your position, you can’t simply shrug off your responsibilities even if you are on leave.

In order to keep track of your property’s daily business statistics, you must have access to the hotel property management system. But, what if either you are not at the property or you are travelling? Under such circumstance, you will have to call up respective department heads to collect data that you are looking for. It might take some time and you might not get real-time data. The whole confusion will lead to loss of time and will deter you from taking informed decision pertaining to your hotel operations. Read More

By: Nandika Udupihilla

Published in: IDS Next

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Tech Talk: Why IDS Next Solutions remain Top Choice for Hoteliers

IDS Next ImageIn this interview with Footprint to Africa, one of the top executives of the pioneers of Hotel Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) architecture, IDS Next reveals how the company sustains its global appeal and an enviable track-record of 98 per cent customer retention. Read More

By: Footprint to Africa


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Smart Hotel PMS for Growing Number of Hotels in Sri Lanka

ids-next-srilankaSri Lanka continues to do well in terms of attracting tourists from around the globe. The tiny island nation has an exclusive tourism proposition with its pristine beaches, scenic hills, wide range of wildlife and varied cultural and historical attractions. This has also led to surge in hotel business in the country. In this scenario, the competition amongst hotels is set to grow and only a smart and all-in-one Hotel PMS can help them automate operations to serve guests efficiently.

Sri Lankan Hotel Market Overview

Many international and domestic hotel brands are betting big on Sri Lanka to set up their luxury and upscale properties in next couple of years. The capital city Colombo seems to be the most poised location for hotel construction activities. According to a recently published JLL report, the city will add approximately 3500 hotel rooms by 2020. A majority of these rooms will come from upscale and luxury segment. Read More

By: Nandika Udupihilla

Published in: IDS Next Sri Lanka

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Hotel Property Management System: Key to Success for Hoteliers in UAE

ids-next-UAE-imageAll-in-one and highly integrated Hotel Property Management System (Hotel PMS) is the most essential technology platform to ensure higher degree of operational automation at hotels. Today, with intense competition from within the market, no hotel can survive without adopting a smart and user-friendly Hotel PMS.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) enjoys a very special status in the Middle East region as a leading tourism destination. Apart from doing well in terms of business travel, UAE is expected to make up around 90% of Middle East’s tourism by 2020. Thus, the country also attracts heavy investment on its burgeoning hotel sector. Read More

By: Brijesh Surendran

Published in: IDS Next Middle East

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IDS Next to Technologically Empower Malaysia Based My Hotels Group

IDS Nex-PR-ImageIDS Next Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a globally leading Hotel Technology Solutions provider today announced that they have been selected as the preferred technology vendor by My Hotels Group, a leading hospitality business entity based in Malaysia. A total of 717 rooms in 8 properties of the group operating across Kuala Lumpur will be powered by IDS Next’s integrated FortuneNEXT 6i Hotel ERP.

Established in 2009, My Hotels Group has emerged as one of the reputed hospitality company in Malaysia. Suitable for both corporate and leisure travelers, the group offers a range of economy hotels strategically located in and around Kuala Lumpur. All the properties of the group are spread across locations including KL Sentral, Brickfields, Bukit Bintang, Seri Putra and Jalan Syed Putra. Read More

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How to Prevent Data Breaches At Your Hotel

banner-blogHotel industry world-wide has earned the reputation of being one of the most vulnerable victims of guest credit card data theft. Cyber criminals attack hotel database and other systems seeking guests’ personal and financial information like credit card details and all. In such a scenario, hoteliers should adopt PA DSS Compliant Hotel ERP to safeguard their networks and guests’ details from hackers.

Data thefts at Hotels

Investigations have revealed that guests’ credit card data stored in point of sale and property management systems are quite easy targets in events of breaches. According to Trustwave Global Security report, in 2015, point of sale was breached in 45% and in 64% of cases credit card data were compromised in the hospitality sector. More than 12 incidences of data thefts were reported from 2010 to 2015. Read More

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By: Manoj Mohanty


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Changing trends in Hospitality Technology in India

IDSNext-imageThe importance of technology in hospitality business is rapidly evolving. Hoteliers are no more looking at technology adoption as a choice. Rather, the whole thing has become necessity for them. Because, technology has an immense impact on guest expectation and in which hotels do their daily business.

Hotel Industry in India

In India, foreign tourism arrival is expected to touch 15 million by 2020. And to accommodate them, the country needs to add around 1, 80, 000 hotel rooms across category to its existing inventory. This means, hotel industry in India is set to grow big. However, this growth in hotel number is not enough as hoteliers should consider implementing cutting edge Hospitality Technology to streamline various daily operations while serving guests efficiently.  Read More

By: Ronnie Sarkar

Published in: Smart Tech Today

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